This is one of the evening readings of the Kerouac Conference. David Cope reads a selection of poems, they are from a recent book that is published as well as old and new work. Then Jack Micheline reads. I very powerful performance that combines sounds of jazz and his unique way of living. The Orlovsky reads one poem as a favor to the audience. The evening ends.[by Ann] An open reading with David Cope, Jack Micheline, and Peter Orlovsky in a mall in Boulder, Colorado. Cope's selections include The rose, The workman, and At the resthome, among others. Micheline explains that his poetry incorporates the sounds of jazz. He reads Conversation with Jack Kerouac and other poems, sings songs, reads a statement on poetry, and talks about how Jack Kerouac wrote the introduction to his book, River of red wine. Orlovsky reads Signature changed.
Date 1982-06-01Run time 1:19:44
June 25, 2008
Jack Micheline's part includes two songs, both great, see "the dead"? around 1:15. Orlovsky reads "signature changed"